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OREGON BOARD OF DENTISTRY

 

DIVISION 12

STANDARDS OF PRACTICE

818-012-0005

Scope of Practice

(1) No dentist may perform any of the procedures listed below:

(a) Rhinoplasty;

(b) Blepharoplasty;

(c) Rhydidectomy;

(d) Submental liposuction;

(e) Laser resurfacing;

(f) Browlift, either open or endoscopic technique;

(g) Platysmal muscle plication;

(h) Otoplasty;

(i) Dermabrasion;

(j) Hair transplantation, not as an isolated procedure for male pattern baldness; and

(k) Harvesting bone extra orally for dental procedures, including oral and maxillofacial procedures.

(2) Unless the dentist:

(a) Has successfully completed a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), or

(b) Holds privileges either:

(A) Issued by a credentialing committee of a hospital accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) to perform these procedures in a hospital setting; or

(B) Issued by a credentialing committee for an ambulatory surgical center licensed by the State of Oregon and accredited by either the JCAHO or the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).

(3) A dentist may utilize Botulinum Toxin Type A and dermal fillers to treat a condition that is within the scope of the practice of dentistry after completing a minimum of 20 hours in a hands on clinical course(s), which includes both Botulimum Toxin Type A and dermal fillers, and the provider is approved by the Academy of General Dentistry Program Approval for Continuing Education (AGD PACE) or by the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP).

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679 & 680
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.010(2), 679.140(1)(c), 679.140(2), 679.170(6) & 680.100
Hist.: OBD 6-2001, f. & cert. ef. 1-8-01; OBD 1-2013, f. 5-15-13, cert. ef. 7-1-13; OBD 3-2013, f. 10-24-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; OBD 1-2014, f. 7-2-14, cert. ef. 8-1-14; OBD 2-2016, f. 11-2-16, cert. ef. 3-1-17

818-012-0010

Unacceptable Patient Care

The Board finds, using the criteria set forth in ORS 679.140(4), that a licensee engages in or permits the performance of unacceptable patient care if the licensee does or permits any person to:

(1) Provide treatment which exposes a patient to risk of harm when equivalent or better treatment with less risk to the patient is available.

(2) Fail to seek consultation whenever the welfare of a patient would be safeguarded or advanced by having recourse to those who have special skills, knowledge and experience; provided, however, that it is not a violation of this section to omit to seek consultation if other competent licensees in the same locality and in similar circumstances would not have sought such consultation.

(3) Fail to provide or arrange for emergency treatment for a patient currently receiving treatment.

(4) Fail to exercise supervision required by the Dental Practice Act over any person or permit any person to perform duties for which the person is not licensed or certified.

(5) Render services which the licensee is not licensed to provide.

(6) Fail to comply with ORS 453.605 to 453.755 or rules adopted pursuant thereto relating to the use of x-ray machines.

(7) Fail to maintain patient records in accordance with OAR 818-012-0070.

(8) Fail to provide goods or services in a reasonable period of time which are due to a patient pursuant to a contract with the patient or a third party.

(9) Attempt to perform procedures which the licensee is not capable of performing due to physical or mental disability.

(10) Perform any procedure for which the patient or patient's guardian has not previously given informed consent provided, however, that in an emergency situation, if the patient is a minor whose guardian is unavailable or the patient is unable to respond, a licensee may render treatment in a reasonable manner according to community standards.

(11) Use the behavior management technique of Hand Over Mouth (HOM) without first obtaining informed consent for the use of the technique.

(12) Use the behavior management technique of Hand Over Mouth Airway Restriction (HOMAR) on any patient.

(13) Fail to determine and document a dental justification prior to ordering a Cone Beam CT series with field greater than 10x10 cm for patients under 20 years of age where pathology, anatomical variation or potential treatment complications would not be otherwise visible with a Full Mouth Series, Panoramic or Cephalometric radiographs.

(14) Fail to advise a patient of any recognized treatment complications.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679 & 680
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.140(1)(e), 679.140(4) & 680.100
Hist.: DE 6, f. 8-9-63, ef. 9-11-63; DE 14, f. 1-20-72, ef. 2-10-72; DE 5-1980, f. & ef. 12-26-80; DE 2-1982, f. & ef. 3-19-82; DE 5-1982, f. & ef. 5-26-82; DE 9-1984, f. & ef. 5-17-84; Renumbered from 818-010-0080; DE 3-1986, f. & ef. 3-31-86; DE 1-1988, f. 12-28-88, cert. ef. 2-1-89; DE 1-1989, f. 1-27-89, cert. ef. 2-1-89; Renumbered from 818-011-0020; DE 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-20-97; DE 3-1997, f. & cert. ef. 8-27-97; OBD 7-2001, f. & cert. ef. 1-8-01; OBD 2-2016, f. 11-2-16, cert. ef. 3-1-17

818-012-0015

Licensee to Notify Board of Certain Events

Licensees shall report to the Board incidents of mortality that occur in the course of the licensee’s practice.

(1) The licensee performing the dental procedure must submit a written detailed report to the Board within five working days of the incident along with the patient's complete original dental records. The detailed report(s) must include:

(a) Name, age and address of patient;

(b) Name of the licensee and other persons present during the incident;

(c) Address where the incident took place;

(d) Type of anesthesia and dosages of drugs administered to the patient; and

(e) A narrative description of the incident including approximate times and evolution of symptoms.

(2) Reports filed with the Board under this rule are confidential and are only subject to public disclosure pursuant to ORS 192.502(2).

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679 & 680
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.250(7)
Hist.: OBD 10-2001, f. & cert. ef. 1-8-01

818-012-0020

Additional Methods of Discipline for Unacceptable Patient Care

In addition to other discipline, the Board may order a licensee who engaged in or permitted unacceptable patient care to:

(1) Make restitution to the patient in an amount to cover actual costs in correcting the unacceptable care.

(2) Refund fees paid by the patient with interest.

(3) Complete a Board-approved course of remedial education.

(4) Discontinue practicing in specific areas of dentistry or hygiene.

(5) Practice under the supervision of another licensee.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679 & 680
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.140(5)(h) & 680.100
Hist.: DE 3-1986, f. & ef. 3-31-86; DE 1-1988, f. 12-28-88, cert. ef. 2-1-89; DE 1-1989, f. 1-27-89, cert. ef. 2-1-89, Renumbered from 818-001-0045

818-012-0030

Unprofessional Conduct

The Board finds that in addition to the conduct set forth in ORS 679.140(2), unprofessional conduct includes, but is not limited to, the following in which a licensee does or knowingly permits any person to:

(1) Attempt to obtain a fee by fraud, or misrepresentation.

(2) Obtain a fee by fraud, or misrepresentation.

(a) A licensee obtains a fee by fraud if the licensee knowingly makes, or permits any person to make, a material, false statement intending that a recipient, who is unaware of the truth, rely upon the statement.

(b) A licensee obtains a fee by misrepresentation if the licensee obtains a fee through making or permitting any person to make a material, false statement.

(c) Giving cash discounts and not disclosing them to third party payers is not fraud or misrepresentation.

(3) Offer rebates, split fees, or commissions for services rendered to a patient to any person other than a partner, employee, or employer.

(4) Accept rebates, split fees, or commissions for services rendered to a patient from any person other than a partner, employee, or employer.

(5) Initiate, or engage in, with a patient, any behavior with sexual connotations. The behavior can include but is not limited to, inappropriate physical touching; kissing of a sexual nature; gestures or expressions, any of which are sexualized or sexually demeaning to a patient; inappropriate procedures, including, but not limited to, disrobing and draping practices that reflect a lack of respect for the patient's privacy; or initiating inappropriate communication, verbal or written, including, but not limited to, references to a patient's body or clothing that are sexualized or sexually demeaning to a patient; and inappropriate comments or queries about the professional's or patient's sexual orientation, sexual performance, sexual fantasies, sexual problems, or sexual preferences.

(6) Engage in an unlawful trade practice as defined in ORS 646.605 to 646.608.

(7) Fail to present a treatment plan with estimated costs to a patient upon request of the patient or to a patient's guardian upon request of the patient's guardian.

(8) Misrepresent any facts to a patient concerning treatment or fees.

(9)(a) Fail to provide a patient or patient's guardian within 14 days of written request:

(A) Legible copies of records; and

(B) Duplicates of study models, radiographs of the same quality as the originals, and photographs if they have been paid for.

(b) The licensee may require the patient or guardian to pay in advance a fee reasonably calculated to cover the costs of making the copies or duplicates. The licensee may charge a fee not to exceed $30 for copying 10 or fewer pages of written material and no more than $0.50 per page for pages 11 through 50 and no more than $0.25 for each additional page (including records copied from microfilm), plus any postage costs to mail copies requested and actual costs of preparing an explanation or summary of information, if requested. The actual cost of duplicating radiographs may also be charged to the patient. Patient records or summaries may not be withheld from the patient because of any prior unpaid bills, except as provided in (9)(a)(B) of this rule.

(10) Fail to identify to a patient, patient's guardian, or the Board the name of an employee, employer, contractor, or agent who renders services.

(11) Use prescription forms pre-printed with any Drug Enforcement Administration number, name of controlled substances, or facsimile of a signature.

(12) Use a rubber stamp or like device to reproduce a signature on a prescription form or sign a blank prescription form.

(13) Order drugs listed on Schedule II of the Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act, 21 U.S.C. Sec. 812, for office use on a prescription form.

(14) Violate any Federal or State law regarding controlled substances.

(15) Becomes addicted to, or dependent upon, or abuses alcohol, illegal or controlled drugs, or mind altering substances, or practice with an untreated substance use disorder diagnosis that renders the licensee unable to safely conduct the practice of dentistry or dental hygiene.

(16) Practice dentistry or dental hygiene in a dental office or clinic not owned by an Oregon licensed dentist(s), except for an entity described under ORS 679.020(3) and dental hygienists practicing pursuant to ORS 680.205(1)(2).

(17) Make an agreement with a patient or person, or any person or entity representing patients or persons, or provide any form of consideration that would prohibit, restrict, discourage or otherwise limit a person's ability to file a complaint with the Oregon Board of Dentistry; to truthfully and fully answer any questions posed by an agent or representative of the Board; or to participate as a witness in a Board proceeding.

(18) Fail to maintain at a minimum a current BLS for Healthcare Providers certificate or its equivalent. (Effective January 2015).

(19) Conduct unbecoming a licensee or detrimental to the best interests of the public, including conduct contrary to the recognized standards of ethics of the licensee’s profession or conduct that endangers the health, safety or welfare of a patient or the public.

(20) Knowingly deceiving or attempting to deceive the Board, an employee of the Board, or an agent of the Board in any application or renewal, or in reference to any matter under investigation by the Board. This includes but is not limited to the omission, alteration or destruction of any record in order to obstruct or delay an investigation by the Board, or to omit, alter or falsify any information in patient or business records.

(21) Knowingly practicing with a physical or mental impairment that renders the Licensee unable to safely conduct the practice of dentistry or dental hygiene.

(22) Take any action which could reasonably be interpreted to constitute harassment or retaliation towards a person whom the licensee believes to be a complainant or witness.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679 & 680
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.140(1)(c), 679.140(2), 679.170(6) & 680.100
Hist.: DE 6, f. 8-9-63, ef. 9-11-63; DE 14, f. 1-20-72, ef. 2-10-72; DE 5-1980, f. & ef. 12-26-80; DE 2-1982, f. & ef. 3-19-82; DE 5-1982, f. & ef. 5-26-82; DE 9-1984, f. & ef. 5-17-84; Renumbered from 818-010-0080; DE 3-1986, f. & ef. 3-31-86; DE 1-1988, f. 12-28-88, cert. ef. 2-1-89; DE 1-1989, f. 1-27-89, cert. ef. 2-1-89; Renumbered from 818-011-0020; DE 1-1990, f. 3-19-90, cert. ef. 4-2-90; DE 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-20-97; OBD 3-1999, f. 6-25-99, cert. ef. 7-1-99; OBD 1-2006, f. 3-17-06, cert. ef. 4-1-06; OBD 1-2007, f. & cert. ef. 3-1-07; OBD 3-2007, f. & cert. ef. 11-30-07; OBD 1-2008, f. 11-10-08, cert. ef. 12-1-08; OBD 2-2009, f. 10-21-09, cert. ef. 11-1-09; OBD 1-2014, f. 7-2-14, cert. ef. 8-1-14; OBD 3-2015, f. 9-8-15, cert. ef. 10-1-15; OBD 2-2016, f. 11-2-16, cert. ef. 3-1-17

818-012-0032

Diagnostic Records

(1) Licensees shall provide duplicates of physical diagnostic records that have been paid for to patient or patient's guardian within 14 calendar days of receipt of written request.

(A) Physical records include silver emulsion radiographs, physical study models, paper charting and chart notes.

(B) Licensees may require the patient or patient’s guardian to pay in advance the fee reasonably calculated to cover costs of making the copies or duplicates.

(1) Licensee may charge a fee not to exceed $30 for copying 10 or fewer pages of written material and no more than $0.50 per page for 11-50 and no more than $0.25 for each additional page, including cost of microfilm plus any postage costs to mail copies requested and actual costs of preparing an explanation or summary of information, if requested. The actual costs of duplicating radiographs may also be charged to the patient.

(2) Licensees shall provide duplicates of digital patient records within 14 calendar days of receipt of written request by the patient or patient's guardian.

(A) Digital records include any patient diagnostic image, study model, test result or chart record in digital form.

(B) Licensees may require the patient or patient’s guardian to pay for the typical retail cost of the digital storage device, such as a CD, thumb drive, or DVD as well as associated postage.

(C) Licensees shall not charge any patient or patient’s guardian to transmit requested digital records over email if total records do not exceed 25 Mb.

(D) A clinical day is defined as a day during which the dental clinic treated scheduled patients.

(E) Licensees may charge up to $5 for duplication of digital records up to 25Mb and up to $30 for more than 25Mb.

(F) Any transmission of patient records shall be in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA Act) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act).

(G) Duplicated digital records shall be of the same quality as the original digital file.

(3) If a records summary is requested by patient or patient’s guardian, the actual cost of creating this summary and its transmittal may be billed to the patient or patient’s guardian.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679
Hist.: OBD 2-2016, f. 11-2-16, cert. ef. 3-1-17

818-012-0040

Infection Control Guidelines

In determining what constitutes unacceptable patient care with respect to infection control, the Board may consider current infection control guidelines such as those of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Dental Association.

(1) Additionally, licensees must comply with the following requirements:

(a) Disposable gloves shall be worn whenever placing fingers into the mouth of a patient or when handling blood or saliva contaminated instruments or equipment. Appropriate hand hygiene shall be performed prior to gloving.

(b) Masks and protective eyewear or chin-length shields shall be worn by licensees and other dental care workers when spattering of blood or other body fluids is likely.

(c) Between each patient use, instruments or other equipment that come in contact with body fluids shall be sterilized.

(d) Environmental surfaces that are contaminated by blood or saliva shall be disinfected with a chemical germicide which is mycobactericidal at use.

(e) Impervious backed paper, aluminum foil, or plastic wrap may be used to cover surfaces that may be contaminated by blood or saliva and are difficult or impossible to disinfect. The cover shall be replaced between patients.

(f) All contaminated wastes and sharps shall be disposed of according to any governmental requirements.

(2) Dentists must comply with the requirement that heat sterilizing devices shall be tested for proper function by means of a biological monitoring system that indicates micro-organisms kill each calendar week in which scheduled patients are treated. Testing results shall be retained by the dentist for the current calendar year and the two preceding calendar years.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679.120, 679.250(7), 680.075 & 680.150
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.140, 679.140(4) & 680.100
Hist.: DE 1-1988, f. 12-28-88, cert. ef. 2-1-89; DE 1-1989, f. 1-27-89, cert. ef. 2-1-89; DE 2-1992, f. & cert. ef. 6-24-92; OBD 1-2004, f. 5-27-04, cert. ef. 6-1-04; OBD 1-2008, f. 11-10-08, cert. ef. 12-1-08; OBD 3-2013, f. 10-24-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14; OBD 1-2014, f. 7-2-14, cert. ef. 8-1-14; OBD 2-2016, f. 11-2-16, cert. ef. 3-1-17

818-012-0060

Failure to Cooperate with Board

(1) No licensee shall:

(a) Fail to report to the Board violations of the Dental Practice Act.

(b) Use threats or harassment to delay or obstruct any person in providing evidence in any investigation, contested case, or other legal action instituted by the Board.

(c) Discharge an employee based primarily on the employee's attempt to comply with or aid in the compliance with the Dental Practice Act.

(d) Use threats or harassment to obstruct or delay the Board in carrying out its functions under the Dental Practice Act.

(e) Deceive or attempt to deceive the Board with respect to any matter under investigation including altering or destroying any records.

(f) Make an untrue statement on any document, letter, or application submitted to the Board.

(g) Fail to temporarily surrender custody of original patient records to the Board when the Board makes a written request for the records. For purposes of this rule, the term records includes, but is not limited to, the jacket, treatment charts, models, radiographs, photographs, health histories, billing documents, correspondence and memoranda.

(h) Fail to cooperate with the Board during the course of an investigation.

(2) No applicant shall:

(a) Deceive or attempt to deceive the Board with respect to any matter under investigation including altering or destroying any records.

(b) Make an untrue statement on any document, letter, or application submitted to the Board.

(c) Fail to cooperate with the Board during the course of an investigation.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679 & 680
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.060(4), 679.170(5), 679.250(8), 679.290, 679.310(1), 680.050(4) & 680.100
Hist.: DE 9-1984, f. & ef. 5-17-84; DE 1-1988, f. 12-28-88, cert. ef. 2-1-89; DE 1-1989, f. 1-27-89, cert. ef. 2-1-89; Renumbered from 818-011-0050; DE 2-1997, f. & cert. ef. 2-20-97; OBD 1-2008, f. 11-10-08, cert. ef. 12-1-08; OBD 2-2016, f. 11-2-16, cert. ef. 3-1-17

818-012-0070

Patient Records

(1) Each licensee shall have prepared and maintained an accurate record for each person receiving dental services, regardless of whether any fee is charged. The record shall contain the name of the licensee rendering the service and include:

(a) Name and address and, if a minor, name of guardian;

(b) Date description of examination and diagnosis;

(c) An entry that informed consent has been obtained and the date the informed consent was obtained. Documentation may be in the form of an acronym such as "PARQ" (Procedure, Alternatives, Risks and Questions) or "SOAP" (Subjective Objective Assessment Plan) or their equivalent.

(d) Date and description of treatment or services rendered;

(e) Date, description and documentation of informing the patient of any recognized treatment complications;

(f) Date and description of all radiographs, study models, and periodontal charting;

(g) Health history; and

(h) Date, name of, quantity of, and strength of all drugs dispensed, administered, or prescribed.

(2) Each licensee shall have prepared and maintained an accurate record of all charges and payments for services including source of payments.

(3) Each licensee shall maintain patient records and radiographs for at least seven years from the date of last entry unless:

(a) The patient requests the records, radiographs, and models be transferred to another licensee who shall maintain the records and radiographs;

(b) The licensee gives the records, radiographs, or models to the patient; or

(c) The licensee transfers the licensee’s practice to another licensee who shall maintain the records and radiographs.

(4) When changing practice locations, closing a practice location or retiring, each licensee must retain patient records for the required amount of time or transfer the custody of patient records to another licensee licensed and practicing dentistry in Oregon. Transfer of patient records pursuant to this section of this rule must be reported to the Board in writing within 14 days of transfer, but not later than the effective date of the change in practice location, closure of the practice location or retirement. Failure to transfer the custody of patient records as required in this rule is unprofessional conduct.

(5) Upon the death or permanent disability of a licensee, the administrator, executor, personal representative, guardian, conservator or receiver of the former licensee must notify the Board in writing of the management arrangement for the custody and transfer of patient records. This individual must ensure the security of and access to patient records by the patient or other authorized party, and must report arrangements for permanent custody of patient records to the Board in writing within 90 days of the death of the licensee.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.140(1)(e) & 679.140(4)
Hist.: DE 9-1984, f. & ef. 5-17-84; DE 1-1988, f. 12-28-88, cert. ef. 2-1-89; DE 1-1989, f. 1-27-90, cert. ef. 2-1-90; Renumbered from 818-011-0060; DE 1-1990, f. 3-19-90, cert. ef. 4-2-90; OBD 7-2001, f. & cert. ef. 1-8-01; OBD 2-2016, f. 11-2-16, cert. ef. 3-1-17

818-012-0075

Administration of Local Anesthesia — Lip Color Procedures

A dentist licensed in Oregon may administer local anesthesia to a person who proposes to receive permanent lip color and/or permanent hair removal in the lip area from a permanent color technician/tattoo artist or an electrologist licensed under ORS 690.350 to 690.430. Prior to the administration of local anesthesia for this purpose, the licensed dentist shall:

(1) Receive a written order from a licensed permanent color technician/tattoo artist or a licensed electrologist, which shall be maintained in the patient record;

(2) Obtain a current health history;

(3) Perform an oral examination; and

(4) Create and maintain a patient record as required by OAR 818-012-0070.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.500
Hist.: OBD 6-2000, f. 6-22-00, cert. ef. 7-1-00; OBD 1-2004, f. 5-27-04, cert. ef. 6-1-04

818-012-0080

Improper Prescription Practices

(1) In conjunction with dental treatment, a dentist may prescribe, dispense, or administer medications relevant to the care being provided.

(2) It is improper to prescribe or dispense drugs outside the scope of the practice of dentistry or in a manner that impairs the health and safety of an individual including:

(a) Prescribing or dispensing drugs in such amounts as to constitute a departure from the prevailing standards of acceptable dental practice; and

(b) Prescribing or dispensing controlled substances for persons who are not patients of record in the dentist's practice unless the dentist is acting on behalf of the dentist of record.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679 & 680
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.140(2)(h) & 680.100
Hist.: DE 9-1984, f. & ef. 5-17-84; DE 1-1988, f. 12-28-88, cert. ef. 2-1-89; DE 1-1989, f. 1-27-89, cert. ef. 2-1-89; Renumbered from 818-011-0070; OBD 13-2001, f. & cert. ef. 4-18-01

818-012-0090

Obtaining Controlled Substances

(1) No licensee shall obtain or attempt to obtain any controlled substance by any misrepresentation or subterfuge.

(2) No licensee shall prescribe any controlled substance for the licensee’s personal consumption.

(3) No licensee shall purchase any controlled substance for the licensee’s personal consumption other than by prescription from a licensed practitioner in conjunction with treatment to the licensee.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679 & 680
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.140(2)(g) & 680.100
Hist.: DE 1-1988, f. 12-28-88, cert. ef. 2-1-89; DE 1-1989, f. 1-27-89, cert. ef. 2-1-89

818-012-0100

Controlled Substances Record Keeping Requirements

(1) Each dentist shall have a current and constant inventory of all controlled substances.

(2) Each time a dentist dispenses any drug listed on Schedule II of the Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act, 21 U.S.C., Sec 812, the dentist shall record the following information on a readily retrievable record of dispensing maintained separate from patient records:

(a) Name of each patient;

(b) Name, strength, and quantity of the drug dispensed; and

(c) Date the drug was dispensed.

(3) Each dentist shall:

(a) Maintain a record of any controlled substance lost, destroyed, or stolen which shall include the name and quantity of the controlled substance and the date of such loss, destruction or theft; and

(b) Report the loss, destruction, or theft to the United States Drug Enforcement Administration regional office.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.140(2)(g) & 679.140(2)(h)
Hist.: DE 9-1984, f. & ef. 5-17-84; DE 1-1988, f. 12-28-88, cert. ef. 2-1-89; DE 1-1989, f. 1-27-89, cert. ef. 2-1-89; Renumbered from 818-011-0100

818-012-0110

Extension of Authority to Operate a Dental Practice

(1) Upon the death or disability of a shareholder dentist, the administrator, executor, personal representative, guardian, conservator or receiver of the former dentist shareholder shall notify the Board in writing of the management arrangement for the dental practice.

(2) At least 30 days prior to the expiration of an initial 12-month period following the creation of an ownership interest described in ORS 679.020(7), the administrator, executor, personal representative, guardian, conservator or receiver of the former dentist shareholder shall submit to the Board a written request for extension of authority to continue maintaining and operating a dental practice. One 12-month extension (for a total of 24 months) shall be automatically granted.

(3) Any request for extension beyond 24 months shall be submitted in writing to the Board at least 60 days prior to the expiration of the 24-month period. The Board on a case-by-case basis shall review such requests.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 679
Stats. Implemented: ORS 679.020
Hist.: OBD 1-2004, f. 5-27-04, cert. ef. 6-1-04

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